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Nov 26, 2012 12:00am PST
. with us today, jon meacham, presidential historian and author of "thomas jefferson: the art of power," michael beschloss, presidential historian, annette gordon-reed, author of "the hemingses of monticello," and jodi kantor, "new york times" writer. as president obama looks to his special terms, historians look at his past with great decisions and great achievements. the president met with several historians during his first term to get their vials. in fact, jodi kantor has written about those sessions between the president and the historians. how does history judge most presidents? george washington and f.d.r. in the top three and lincoln is number one, and fourth, thomas jefferson. i'm so impressed that you got to write the book. what gives thomas jefferson, the author of the declaration of independence, the right to be up there with the top three? del there are three things. one, he doubled the size of the country with the louisiana purchase, seizing a moment that might have slipped away. napoleon rethought this real estate deal and jefferson moved more quickly, got it done. i thi
Nov 3, 2012 11:35pm PDT
is richard thomas. he owns more than 150 rental units around the bay area and he's imtimeus for just that. -- infamous for just that holding security deposits r these tenets we found last year -- tenants were drinking and bathing from contaminated water from a well. thomas was treating it with bottles of clorox. he was forced to install a chlorination system. we caught up with him at a department of building inspection hearing. >> out standing items on the notice. violations are out standing. there's no heat on the property. >> reporter: documents show 72 code violations. for everything from last of permits to water leaks, led paint hazards and rodents. when we tried to ask thomas about that. >> i don't know where you get your information. >> we've seen the property. the tenants want to know when you're going to fix this stuff. >> i'm sorry because there is a controversy now as to the truth of the allegations. >> you're saying none of this is true. >> i'm saying i have a big stack of paper and i don't know who you are sir. >> turns out thomas has been a regular fixture here for years. >>
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
court, and the judge asked thomas for his plea. when the accused serial rapist paused for 20 seconds before saying he didn't know what to do. after a brief recess, thomas' attorney told the court that they would go to trial. court records show airplane thomas exhibited bizarre behavior in the 20 months since he was taken into custody. he's mutilated himself. for a time, refused to cooperate with his attorneys and pursued an insanity defense dropped october 25th. just days ago, thomas agreed in writing to admit his involvement in the rapes of two teenage girls in a wooded area behind a dale city shopping mall on halloween night 2009. >> i was hoping that we would be able to have a disposition without having to involve the victims in this case and make them relive what happened to them back on halloween of '09, but that looks like at this juncture, that not going to be in the cards. >> thomas was arrested after dna from a discarded cigarette butt linked him to a series of rapes in four states. the court records show thomas is scheduled for a plea hearing in loudoun county on november 3
Nov 27, 2012 11:30am PST
: thomas moran embarked on his first trip to the west in 1871. the united states at the time was still recovering from the ravages of the civil war. americans turned with hope to the western frontier. by painting the pristine grandeur of these remote places, moran enabled 19th-century americans to visualize a magnificent landscape most would never see. his paintings transformed their perceptions of the west. from 1867 to 1879, the united states government sponsored four western expeditions, now known as "the great surveys." of all the aists who accompanied them, none is more associated with the surveys than thomas moran. the watercolors he brought back from wyoming, the first color images of yellowstone, played a key role in the creation of the national parks system. yellowstone had long been familiar to american indians, mountainmen, traders and travelers. legendary, seemingly unbelievable stories made their way east. the canyon was said to be a "fearful chasm," the river a "frightful torrent," the sulfur springs wre "diabolical," the place where "hell bubbled up." while the eruption
Nov 4, 2012 7:45pm EST
examines thomas jefferson's relationships slavery. he reports the thomas jefferson sought financial gain through the ownership and labor of his slaves, but america's third president called silent profits. the underutilized recent archaeological findings at jefferson's estate, monticello, and jefferson's papers in his research. this is just over an hour. >> our guest speaker this afternoon is henry when seco will be talking about his book, must -- master of the mountain, thomas jefferson and his life's. it is a subject which the thomas jefferson foundation has been a pioneer in researching and presenting, thinks lawyers the to the work of stanton who has collected essays which were published earlier this year by the university of virginia press they are entitled, labor to my happiness, slavery and thomas jefferson's monticello. regarded an authority on the subject. her book was released to coincide with an exhibit on slavery in monticello and the smithsonian national museum of african american history, which was co curated by the staff of the thomas jefferson foundation. seventy of the de
Nov 22, 2012 6:45pm EST
henry wiencek examines thomas jefferson's relationship to slavery. he thought financial gain when the americans third president called fat profits for the author utilized ideological findings at jefferson state monticello and jefferson's papers in his research. this is just over an hour. >> i will speak this afternoon is henry wiencek will be talking about his book, "master of the mountain: thomas jefferson and his slaves." it is a subject, which the thomas jefferson foundation has been a pioneer in researching and present a largely the collected essays published earlier this year by the university of virginia press. they're entitled by virtue my happiness, slavery of thomas jefferson's monticello is regarded as an authority on the subject. the book was released to coincide with an exhibit on slavery of monticello in the smithsonian national museum of african american history which is co-curated by the staff of the thomas jefferson foundation. 70 of the descendents of those commemorated attended the opening night. after 50 years of archaeological and historical research, thomas je
Nov 23, 2012 12:45pm EST
book. it's the subject which the thomas jefferson foundation has been a pioneer in researching and presenting largely to the work of senator stanton who collected essays were published earlier this year by the university of virginia press. they're entitled those labor to -- [inaudible] slavery the thomas jefferson's. the regard is an authority on the subject. the book was released to coincide with an exhibit on slavery at month cello in the smithsonian museum of african-american history which was cocure rated by the thomas jefferson foundation. many attended opening night. after fifty years of historical research, the thomas jefferson foundation is now in the next phase of interpretation and restoration project fund bid the national endowment to the humanitarian and private support. it's called the landscape and slavery. which includes the creation of many exhibits and key sites and a website and computer animations. of the people held in slavery at month cello. images of only seven men and women survived. all of the name press served. nevertheless, for many years the human dim
Nov 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
of limited funding -- experts are campaigning to raise awareness of the risks. >> thomas nyatome at the grave of his brother, who died from malaria four years ago. thomas misses him very much. if his brother had gone to the hospital right away, he might still be alive. but he didn't realize he had malaria. >> after going to the hospital he was very, very sick. he couldn't make it back home alive. then he died. >> thomas and his brother used to make music together. now thomas must compose songs -- like the one on his cell phone -- on his own. malaria is an infectious disease transmitted by mosquitoes. we travelled through western kenya to see how people are trying to protect themselves against it. like at this school in kisii. the children learn how to protect themselves from mosquitoes in a playful way. but there's still a lot of fear.. >> i'm scared. one day i saw my friend being bitten. i was sleeping with my friend and i saw him bitten and he was crying for help. >> his friend is fine and the boys are learning how to live with their fear. gadson sings a rap song he wrote to reassure his fe
Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm EST
the east coast rapist was scheduled to plead guilty in a virginia courtroom but apparently aaron thomas had a change of his mind. so what happened? let's get right to peggy fox live in manassas. what's the deal, peg? >> reporter: well, mike, aaron thomas was expected to plead guilty to two rapes and three counts of abduction with intent to defile. those charges go back to halloween night of 2009 when three teenage girls who were out trick or treating were abducted and two of them were raped. but today in court when the judge asked aaron thomas how he pleaded for the first rape charge, here's what he said. i don't know which is right or which is wrong. i don't know what i'm doing. the commonwealth's attorney says he wasn't surprised that aaron thomas did not plead guilty because of his previous erratic behavior. >> i certainly would not want him to plead guilty if he had any question about whether he should or not. if i'm not convinced that he's willing and -- ready, willing and able to accept responsibility, i don't want him to plead guilty. >> reporter: aaron thomas who is 41 is known as t
Nov 12, 2012 10:00pm EST
for a limited time. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> a nursing home accused of deadly neglect. st. thomas warren in hyattsville has an extensive history of safety and health violations and tonight officials are blaming poor medical care for a patient's death. fox 5's sherri ly visited the problem. >> a state health official actually told fox 5 patients at st. thomas moore are at higher risk than at other facilities because of these ongoing deficiencies. a former patient who spoke to fox 5 is now recovering at a different nursing home but claims st. thomas moore nearly cost him his life. >> oh, i love you, miss you. >> yeah. >> you've been through a lot. >> i just taking it one day at a time. my name's jay franklin and i'm 57 years old. -- james franklin and i'm 57 years old. >> reporter: james franklin isn't the man he used to be weak and bedridden six months after his stay at st. thomas moore's nursing home in hyattsville for what should have been the road to recovery. >> i didn't have no idea that i would still be in the hospital and for me to be in that hospital has been a tragic chan
Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm EST
. >> reporter: court records show aaron thomas mutilated himself while in custody and for a time refused to cooperate with his attorneys and pursued an insanity defense that was dropped october 25th. >> to make the victims relive what happened to them back in halloween of '09, it looks like at this juncture that's not going to be in the cards. >> reporter: days ago thomas agreed in writing to admit his involvement in the rapes of two teen-age girls in a wooded area behind a dale city shopping mall on halloween. paul ebert says dna linked thomas to 17 rapes in four states. thomas was arrested in march last year after authorities launched an aggressive media campaign with a website and billboards. someone thought thomas fit the rapist's profile and called police. dna confirmed the tip. >> if he changes his mind, the court may very well accept a plea in the future, but absent that we'll be going to trial irrespective of his wishes on january 14th. >> reporter: thomas faces up to life in prison if convicted. his attorney declined to comment. t. court records show aaron thomas is scheduled
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >> reporter: aaron thomas looked at the floor for 20 seconds before telling the judge that, quote, i don't know which way is right and which way is wrong. i'm not sure what i'm doing. after a brief recess, thomas' attorney told the court they would go to trial. >> i'm not surprised that he did not enter a plea of guilty, because he's been eatic in his behavior from the start. >> reporter: court records show thomas mutilated himself while in custody. for a time refused to cooperate with his attorneys. he also pursued an insanity defense dropped on october 25th. >> i have a disposition having involved the victims in this case and let them relive what happened to them in halloween of '09, but it looks like at this juncture, that is not going to be in the cards. >> reporter: days ago, thomas agreed in writing to admit his involvement in the rapes of two teenage girls in a wooded area behind a dale city shopping mall on halloween. paul ebert sd that dna linked thomas to 17 rapes in four states. thomas was arrested in march of last year after authorities launched an aggressive media campaign w
Nov 9, 2012 5:30am EST
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Nov 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
book is called "thomas jefferson: the art of power." please welcome back to the program jon meacham. sir, come on out here! who's better than us? sit. >> well, i could start. >> jon: i know, many people. jon meacham, thanks for joining us. >> thank you. >> jon: "thomas jefferson: the art of power." look at that. look at that picture. that was a good-looking dude. >> he was a good-looking dude. >> jon: you wrote he provided over the country during a time of deep partisan divide and real antagonism in this country. has there ever been a present who hasn't presided -- >> no, james monroe. >> jon: really? >> there was an era of good feelings. federalism -- one of the achievements of jefferson is his republicanism really drove federalists mad, which is not also -- which is also initially an analogy right now. >> jon: well, let's define republicanism and federalism as they go. >> republicanism was the voice of the many over the few. and federalists were sort of proto british, much more -- >> jon: elitist? >> authoritarian, elitist. it was based in new england and in south carolina. which
Nov 4, 2012 1:00pm PST
with a mental disorder. such was the case in sweden with a man known as thomas quit. after spending time on this side to it -- psychiatric ward of a penal institution, he claimed to have been responsible for numerous unsolved murders. the remarkable thing is the swedish authorities believed him. the case of thomas quick is proving an embarrassment to the swedish justice system. emma was addicted to drugs for years. he is mentally ill and a notorious liar. -- >> he was addicted to drugs for years. he is also a convicted serial killer, but there are doubts that he ever killed anyone. his story begins in the early 1990's when he was remanded to a psychiatric clinic after a bank robbery. no one paid much attention to him until he started confessing to murder, and all at once, everybody was listening. >> that had to do with my situation in the clinic. all at once, i was an interesting patient who provided interesting conversation for the psychiatrists. i could chat with them on an intellectual level. >> once he had everyone listening, he confessed to more and more killings, embellishing them
Nov 3, 2012 11:45pm EDT
was too loud. will thomas has the story. >> the city of new york is not going to give up. the city of new york is coming back and this race will demonstrate that resilience. >> reporter: race organizers were certain the marathon would go on as planned. they donated a million bucks to relief efforts and the marathon, like those in the past, is responsible for bringing in millions to the local economy. friday during the 5:00 news, word came. >>> and to breaking news out of new york city. mayor bloomberg said the new york city marathon will not happen on sunday. >> i couldn't believe it. seemed like the mayor said it was a go. >> he was a maryland runner among the estimated 40,000 runners who expected to take part in the event. harris was planning to run with his buddy steve, who is already in new york all the way from new zealand. steve's blind and running it year after year is extra special. now, it will be a weekend in new york without the big race. >> maybe we'll take some running in central park or do something and try to enjoy, you know, new york city for what it's worth. >> reporter:
Nov 29, 2012 7:00pm PST
on how this negotiation will play out right after the break. plus what would thomas jefferson do with the fiscal cliff? funny you should and s author john meechum's new biography on the founder father sheds new light on the man and his method and he, john meechum will join us in the war room. and later mitt romney finally got into the white house don't worry, though it was just for a bowl of chili. it's thursday night and we are just getting started stick around. >> jennifer: welcome back inside "the war room." i am jennifer granholm. so the election is long over but the vote counting is is not. and as it stands today the president leads by four and a half million votes. and they haven't even finished counting big big blue california. so does that give him a mandate? i would say so. here to help us breakdown how much of his economic plan he can actually get passed, because of that overwhelming margin of victory, is laura tyson she serves on the president's jobs council, she's the former chair of the your honor counc
Nov 25, 2012 1:00am EST
equilibrium they are burning with racist words and it comes down on clarence thomas -- thomas and allen was 10 now there is nothing braver than a black conservative. [applause] black people agree with us on policies with their called them racist i think a lot of republicans don't realize there is nothing to be ashamed of. democrats have nothing to be ashamed of. in trees and i tell the story of joe mccarthy were liberals only had to rewrite five years here they have written 200 years for the first hundred liberals refuse to treat blacks like humans in the next century they refuse to treat them like adults. that is what we live with now they have switched history to play the games you pour irish cop i will be a civil-rights champion. seven rewrite back they care for five minutes been day put buckling label on everything game marriage come of right scum of voter fraud. what does that have to do with black people? liberals can slander blacks to say they're too stupid to get a photo id. that is their argument instead of voter fraud. that is their favor. that is the ark of the book and a summary. i
Nov 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
is that it happens. what would you do if it happened to you? that is what one man had to nóñ himself. >> thomas washington needed money to buy med tox treat diabetes. he went to atm at the neighborhood convenience store in oakland. >> i stuck my card in this machine here. and to withdraw some money. then, nothing come out. >> after that, he received a text from his servicer. $82.25 had been deducted from the prepaid card but he had no cash to show for it. >> i was furious because that was my last money for my medicine he called the 1-800-number that belonged to medii bank. the folks there told him to call the debit card company. he called. >> they tell me it takes 10 working days. i waited 10 working days and they still didn't give me my money he wall called net spend and was told woe have to wait until october 30th. >> i said why that long for my money? like that? they said that is the deadline date. so i got in touch with channel 7 on my side. >> net spend told us it followed law as outlined by the federal deposit insurrance corporation. regulation e gaifz bank 10 working days tobt resolve d
Nov 25, 2012 8:30am PST
" editor evan thomas is the author of "ike's bluff." and jon meacham's new book is "thomas jefferson: the art of power." for fun, we'll explore the darker side of fiction with gillian flynn, author of the big bestseller, "gone girl." mystery writer david baldacci, whose new one is forgotten. david baldacci, author of "the expats," and then there is alex stone, whose "fooling houdini" tells how he chose magic over physics, and, yes, he fooled us and he'll fool you, too. how did you do that? we were all about books this morning, just like another washington shopper this weekend. >> we're going to get those. >> okay. >> schieffer: because this is "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: and good morning again. well, just hours after helping negotiate the cease-fire between the israelis and hamas, egyptian president mohamed morsi declared more power for himself and said he was immune to judicial oversight. that has set off violent protests between morsi's muslim brotherhood, and the opposition parties.
Nov 8, 2012 4:25am EST
to enter a guilty plea. aaron thomas is scheduled for a plea hearing november 30th in leesburg. he is charged with raping a 41- year-old woman in 2001. thomas was arrested in 2011 in his home state of connecticut accused of 17 sexual assaults in maryland, virginia, connecticut and rhode island. >>> a plunge in u.s. markets that continues overseas this morning. the dow lost over 300 points in new york or more than 2% in its worst day of the year. japan's nikkei dropped 136 points overnight. the hong kong market is off more than 500 points. that is almost 2.5% n europe, all markets are dropping this morning. >>> we still have plenty ahead, your weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. >>> all right. happy thursday. it is november 8th, 2012. live look outside right now at the washington monument. a couple of sprinkles on the car when i was driving in. i don't know whether that was from overnight or whether it was sprinkling when i walked outside. just in a daze. >> we'll be glad whether this nor'easter moves out because tens of thousands of
Nov 25, 2012 6:00am PST
? >> we will have the rest of your forecast in just a moment. >>> first up, though, msnbc's thomas roberts for the morning's other top stories. thomas, good morning. >>> good morning to you. good morning, everybody. a deadly tragedy is under investigation in bangladesh. at least 112 people killed on saturday in a fire that raged through a factory that makes clothing for export to the united states. the building had no emergency exits, trapping many of the victims. rescuers think more bodies could be found today. >>> two maintenance workers were hurt when a flash fire broke out saturday at the state department headquarters in washington. the fire started on the 8th floor while crews were doing duct work. one worker has life threatening injuries. >>> on a different note today, expect a jump in jackpot fever for this wednesday's powerball drawing. nobody had all six numbers right on saturday night. so the $325 million jackpot will increase to $425 million or more depending on ticket sales. that's the largest jackpot ever for the powerball game. the latest survey finds holiday shoppers spent m
Nov 30, 2012 8:00am PST
to get their taxes cut, too. and this was a big issue in the campaign, thomas. so why don't we, instead of throwing insults, why don't they just pick up and pass that part as their own republican, tom cole suggested, let's have some good faith here, and we'll hammer out the rest of it. >> so senator, one thing you say about show me the money, if we talk about the lack of structural changes that are out there for entitlements, nbc's first read makes that point about that saying that the white house is sending the message that if republicans want entitlement reform, they're the ones who have to propose it. so is the white house forcing republicans basically to do the dirty work on social safety net programs? >> no. no. i think if you look at the president's program, he's laid out hundreds of billions of savings in entitlements. that's no small feat. and people forget, we've already cut a trillion dollars of spending. so the point is, they have to come up with their package. they're laughing at the president's package. that's their right. but they also have an obligation to put out their p
Nov 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
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Nov 1, 2012 8:00pm PDT
, here is stanley roberts who found people behaving badly. >> this is thomas the hippo being loaded into the san francisco police pickup truck. this is what thomas used to look like three years ago now he looks like something from a concrete dufty. >> i do not know who is going to be putting this together. >> this was stolen in the richmond district. >> hello, this is the owner before he was stolen and he was caught up. >> and he is there whenever you are ready. >> how they become reunited but it is bizarre but what is not? and the month of june a street person was spotted with the metal and it was turned and the owner of the scrap metal looked at this and called the san francisco police. lo and behold it was thomas. >> since that date it has been there. >> that is the bizarre part in a totally different incident this man was on probation and was found in his apartment with heroin, methamphetamines, a shotgun and a bronze hippo head. yes, thomas is back after three years. >> albeit in pieces he is back and he is back together i will put them back together. as my granddaughter says i
Nov 4, 2012 8:00pm PST
): now, here's stanley roberts who found people behaving badly.. >> this is a thomas a humpty dumpty story he was stolen and 2009 in the richmond district. >> i know who you are. >> this is the owner before he was stolen. and caught up by metal the boys. >> he is there. >> cut up by metal keep kee >> first of, a street person was spotted with his bronze sculpture. the owner of the scrap metal yard looked at this wanted poster and called the police department of san francisco. lo and behold, it was thomas. >> it has been there since the month of june. >> in a totally different incident this man was on probation and was found in in his apartment with heroin, a shot off shotgun and a bronze head and methamphetamines. yes, thomas is back after three three years. >> he is back in we can put him back together. and as my granddaughter said we can fix anything. and we never thought that they were gone forever. the my friend practices food to. he brought me this and he said i put a spell on him because i practice -- voodoo. i'm going to bring thomas back. and he dead! >> thomas is now home. a
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
defense attorney seemed genuinely surprised. the prosecution was not. [no audio] okay, karen thomas stood in court today and said that he did not -- aaron thomas stood in court today and said he did not know which was right or wrong. we did speak with the prosecution. the commonwealth's attorney said he was not surprised by this behavior. he said he had been acting erratically all long. this stems from an incident in 2009 when police say that thomas had abducted three teenage girls and raped two of them. he is also called the east coast rapist. he admitted to being that person to the washington post. he is connected to 17 different cases. somebody that police and law enforcement on the east coast have looked for four years. this goes back to 1997. it was dna evidence that led to the rest of thomas in connecticut. this happens in 2011. what is going to happen next is that in prince william county, he will go to triallater this month november 30 thomas is set to plead guilty to a different grape that took place there. -- a different rate that took place there. -- rape that took place there.
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
thomas is here with an inspiring story about inspiring stories. >> that's right. achieving your lifelong dream isn't always what it's cracked up to be. television reporter was the dream, and he reached it. a reporter in the bay area before the age of 30, but the job he found out while feeding his bank account is not satisfying his soul. how he changed that is tonight's bay area proud. >> it's been a spiritual journey for me. >> reporter: he has a saying about being careful what you say, because words eventually become reality. >> we are going to oakland. >> reporter: it's something he says he learned in a very life changing way. >> there's no lightning out here so far tonight. >> reporter: a few years ago, he was a television reporter working for a bay area news station. it was the culmination of a lifelong dream for him. problem was, he found facing death and destruction on an almost daily basis couldn't make up for the perks the job offered. >> the job title, people notice you. and i still felt really empty. >> reporter: he vowed to make a change one day. not knowing that one day was t
Nov 23, 2012 11:00pm PST
-morning black friday shopping: thomas is live with the latest. >> four young women ages 12 to 24 and their parents were coming home from a black friday shopping trip when the accident happened. the 24-year-old died at the scene. a mother and daughter were brought to stanford medical center in serious condition. a relative told us this daughter has died of her injuries. >> they wanted to go shopping for black friday. >> reporter: he is a friend of the family who was in this horrific accident on 101 on friday morning. the mother and daughters were coming back from a shopping trip in gilroy at 6:45 a.m. the chp said the gold lexus they were in rear-ended a chp patrol car that pulled over on the shoulder to help another vehicle near the palo alto-embarcadero exit. the suv flipped over scattering gifts all over the roadway. while the suv was turning, two people were ejected. one of the parties succumbed to the injuries at the scene. >> reporter: one of the daughters, a 24-year-old died at the scene. an uncle told abc7 that she had been shopping for her wedding in india next month. the
Nov 28, 2012 11:00am PST
bay. katie marzullo on the coast. eric thomas is at sfo. meteorologist lisa argen in the weather center with live doppler 7 hd. >>> good morning. we are looking at the back edge of this system in the north bay. heaviest rain now in the east bay, peninsula, just had a good downpour here. dublin 580 and south towards union city and fremont moderate rain now the winds have been a big factor gusting to 30 and 40 miles an hour. this rain pushing into the east bay and oakland now. still, rain to the west and woodside, 280, 101 through sunnyvale, watch out cupertino getting into heavier rain now. off the coast pescadero, santa cruz picking up rain. wind gusts up to 32 miles an hour, san jose still airport delays and wind advisory extended into 2:00 this afternoon for wind gusts up to 45 miles an hour. >>> the coast and in particular pacifica, has been pounded by ferocious winds and rain most of the morning. more than 1,000 are in the dark there. katie marzullo is live on palmetto avenue in pacifica what is happening? >> reporter: this is palmetto at carmel, behind me, you can see pg&e c
Nov 28, 2012 11:30am PST
of the storm with amy hollyfield in the north bay. katie marzullo on the coast. eric thomas is at sfo. meteorologist lisa argen in the weather center with live doppler 7 hd. >>> good morning. we are looking at the back edge of this system in the north bay. heaviest rain now in the east bay, peninsula, just had a good downpour here. dublin 580 and south towards union city and fremont moderate rain now the winds have been a big factor gusting to 30 and 40 miles an hour. this rain pushing into the east bay and oakland now. still, rain to the west and woodside, 280, 101 through sunnyvale, watch out cupertino getting into heavier rain now. off the coast pescadero, santa cruz picking up rain. wind gusts up to 32 miles an hour, san jose still airport delays and wind advisory extended into 2:00 this afternoon for wind gusts up to 45 miles an hour. >>> the coast and in particular pacifica, has been pounded by ferocious winds and rain most of the morning. more than 1,000 are in the dark there. katie marzullo is live on palmetto avenue in pacifica what is happening? >> reporter: this is palmetto
Nov 13, 2012 2:30pm PST
tonight, a conversation with thomas ricks. we will get his thoughts on the plight of the general everyone is talking about this week, david petraeus. we are glad you have joined us. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: tomorrow night on this program, we'll bring you our conversation with frank rich. he takes a critical look of what went wrong for the gop and the prospects of moving forward. that should be a good conversation tomorrow night. tonight, we wanted to start this week with the story that is shaking up washington. the sudden resignation of cia director david petraeus. thomas ricks is a pulitzer prize-winning journalist and a best-selling author. he is a fellow at the center
Nov 8, 2012 4:00am EST
thomas is expected to plead guilty to the 2009 attack on three teenagers in prince william county and to the 2001 rape of a 41-year-old woman in her leesburg apartment. thomas was arrested last year in connecticut after a multi--year search. he is believed for at least 17 attacks on women since 1997 in virginia, maryland, connecticut, and rhode island. thomas faces life in prison for both pleas. >>> in the days ahead, we will get a preview of the holiday shipping season. the postal service kicks off its holiday rush. they say they process between 600 million pieces of mail a day between thanksgiving and christmas eve. millions of users can take advantage of online shipping. this is also the 100th anniversary of the letters to santa program. the post office makes sure santa gets his mail and delivers his messages to the kids. always nice. if you're flying somewhere for this thanksgiving, you need to book your flight now. experts say flying this thanksgiving will be busier and more expensive. planes are expected to be about 90% full, which is a new record. plus airlines have been cu
Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, three others already in custody. one of the attacks in august left a young father thomas mazz lan in a coma for six days and blind in one eye. >>> tonight a woman stabbed more than 25 times and then left for dead is getting stronger. as she recovers, she wants her attacker caught so other women won't have to face him. pat collins has this report. >> he asked me, do you want to die? and i said, no, he was like, okay, because i don't have that much to live for. >> reporter: we call will her valerie. we've concealed her face and her real identity. when you hear her story, you'll understands it why. i spoke to her at the hospital where she's still recovering. valerie's 24 years old. she has two master's degrees from carnegie. last summer she got an apartment here at rhode island row. she moved to d.c. to begin a consulting career. but what happened to her last friday has changed her life forever. it was about 2:00 in the afternoon. valerie was working from home. there was repeated knocking at her door. she opened it to see who it was. it was a man promising a party. he forced his way
Nov 12, 2012 4:25am EST
. aaron thomas told a rapt we're taxed several women in several states beginning two decades ago but he doesn't know why. -- told a reporter he attacked several women in several states beginning two decades ago but he doesn't know why. >>> veterans started out as the celebration of armistice ending the first world war. it is now celebrated around the globe as world armistice day and leaders around the world and here at home used it to honor fallen troops. >> the 11th hour of the 11 day in the 11th month is hon ired every year to mark the end of word war i in 1918. president obama commemmorating veterans day here by laying a wreath at the tomb of unknown soldier. >> we take care of our veterans. we take care of your families, not just by saluting you to one day once a year but by fighting for you and your families every day of every year. >> reporter: in the united kingdom, queen elizabeth attends a remembrance ceremony laying a wreath. in beg jump, crowds gather for a -- in belgium, crowds gather. >> it represents a special day to me to went those people with lives written in stone. >>
Nov 5, 2012 8:00am PST
say, thomas, that virginia last night when we made the final calls, we added together all the poll, all the private polls, virginia was the closest of the 50 states. it was a dead tie, so we employed the scientific method. we flipped a coin and tit was a republican red coin and went to romney. if he did win virginia, he would get 302 electoral vote, which is a lucky number for democrats. truman got 303 in 1948 and kennedy got 303 in 1960. >> does this remind you of '04? >> the difference, you had a huge intervening event, which was the osama bin laden tape, where he was telling people to throw out george bush. i think the race was moving toward us up until that moment. then it became a race toward terrorism. anybody can find a way to prove anything they want. the pennsylvania poll is 47-47. that's take p by a republican polling firm for a right wing newspaper. the average in pennsylvania is is about four or five points. >> thanks to my megapanel. victoria, bob, joy-ann, larry, karen and john. much of the east coast still cleaning up. there's still more than a million without power.
Nov 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
. "hardball," the place for politics. >>> by the way, thomas jefferson's on the $2, not the $20 bill. earlier today we showed you the fun that david letterman had on chris christie's expense last night. as you know, a lot of republicans feel christie hugged president obama a bit too tightly after the hurricane came through. among those who don't share those sentiments are new jersey residents. look at this. >>> we're back. it's a resume no one can hold a candle to, drafter of the declaration of independence, founder of the university of virginia, secretary of state, vice president, president of the united states, thomas jefferson. through all his virtues and faults holds a special place in americans' heart and the subject of a terrific new biography "thomas jefferson" by pulitzer prize winning author, jon meacham. my hero for many years. it seems to me a wonderful biographer like for you to bring to the front of the stage again, someone we haven't thought of for a while and should, why should we given we're in the age of barack obama? >> because jefferson was a tall, cool cerebral politician
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
. but in a prince william county courtroom, aaron thomas expressed hesitation. julie carey explains what happened next. >> reporter: aaron thomas entered the courtroom with his hands and feet shackled, expected to plead guilty to rape and abduction for the halloween 2009 attack on three prince william county teenagers. when the judge asked for his plea, thomas paused. when she asked again, he applied, i don't know which way is right or which way is wrong. after a recess, his attorneys announced the plea was off. the commonwealth attorney said he'll now plan to go ahead with the trial. >> i'm not surprised that he did not plead guilty because he's been erratic in his behavior from the start. noon, we're ready to go forward. >> reporter: dubbed the east coast rapist, aaron thomas has been tied to 17 attacks over more than a decade with victim in virginia, maryland, and all the way to connecticut where he was arrested in march of last year. the sanity of aaron thomas has been in question after since he was brought to the detention center. these court documents reveal some of the troubling thing he w
Nov 29, 2012 11:00am PST
>>> i'm thomas robertson for tamron hall on assignment. the political theater over the fiscal cliff. treasury secretary tim geithner is on capitol hill right now set to meet with nancy pelosi in less than an hour. earlier today geithner met behind closed doors with house speaker john boehner, senate majority leader harry reid and frank mcconnell. the word he used to describe the overall negotiations, disappointing. >> no substantive progress has been made in the talks between the white house and the house over the last two weeks. listen, this is not a game. jobs are on the line. the american economy is on the line. and this is a moment for adult leadership. campaign style rallies and one-sided leaks in the press are not the way to get things done here in washington. >> democrats today said they're confident a deal can be reached by christmas. but admit negotiations would need to pick up steam. as for senator reid, he says it's now up to the gop to make the next move. >> we're still waiting for a serious offer from the republicans. the president has made his proposal. we need a propo
Nov 28, 2012 8:00am PST
that the president sent up, thomas. >> mike, interesting enough, when susan collins talks about the fact there was more security requests sent for libya and she wants ono why those requests might have been not taken so seriously, nothing comes up about the fact that the republican congress cut the security budget for diplomatic security in 2011 and in 2012. doesn't that seem odd that they don't bring up the fact that they didn't -- >> reporter: i think it also goes back to the bush administration, as well. yeah, this is a point democrats have made over and over again. i think republicans are focusing on not exactly what happened in terms of the budget, of course, but what happened and why susan rice appeared on "meet the press" and those other sunday shows. we've heard over and over again the intelligence community, there was son fusion there whether it was the dni or the cia that ultimately removed the observation or the judgment that they had that there was a terrorist involvement. and susan rice went on to of course recruit their talking points on those sunday shows. the question that
Nov 24, 2012 7:00pm PST
yellow today. they dominate today the 116th civil war. oregon state commits 6 turnovers. thomas makes them pay. thomas scores three time. 27-17. we'll tell you notra dame is leading 16-10 in the third quarter and we'll have that tonight at 10:00. >> we'll have continuing coverage at 10:00 of that violent house party. >>> that's going to do it for us. thanks for trusting ktvu. we'll see you at 10:00.
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
continues for the man behind an attack at a library. >> she was insulted in the bathroom of the thomas jefferson library in falls church. >> thomas jefferson library is a place of quiet refuge and enlightenment. it is the last place you would expect of violence to unfold. >> i have never seen anything like that happening around here. >> a female told police she thought a man was following her so she ducked into the bathroom. he followed and refused to leave and then touched and pushed the woman. he fled after she kicked and screamed at. >> that is scary. i come to the library every day. >> it is really surprising. sometimes you see some strange people. the fact he went that far is scary. >> walking to my car sometimes it gets creepy. especially at night. it gets empty. >> the suspect has been described as an african-american male five a day, 170 pounds. distinctive features on his face. one is a diagonal scar on his forehead. he has a gap in his teeth and a shaven head. >> 4:51 on thursday morning. chilly once again. >> find out why germaine jackson wants to change his famous last name
Nov 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
triathletes, there is a different motivation. garvin thomas introduces us to an east bay man with a unique inspiration to compete. it is tonight's bay area proud. >> reporter: on the bike jonath jonathan rigby uses in triathlons, there are 24 gears. in life there is butt single speed. >> first. life is fast. >> reporter: husband, father, ceo, triathlete, the way jonathan attacks life, you'd think there was something chasing him. and in a way, there is. his disease. jonathan is a type 1 diabetic. >> you are constantly in fear of the diabetes, i don't mind admitting. so you have to take control of it. >> reporter: and training for triathlons, sometimes as much as 16 hours a week is one way jonathan has learned to control his. he has since successfully finished 11 triathlons, successfully transformed himself into a role model. >> if you try hard, you can actually overcome this condition, and you can prevent it overcoming you. >> reporter: still, jonathan has an urge to do more. and after completing this year's ironman uk, jonathan went in search of what that was. at the end of that search was
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